Research Seminar | The Reputation Opportunity (Member Only)

We will be running two seminars for our members where we will present key findings from our 2020/2021 research project, The Reputation Opportunity, and give members the opportunity to join the discussion.

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The Importance of the Public as a Key Audience

The general public was one of the focuses of the World 100 Network annual research project, just published, which set out to understand whether the high profile of academic faculty during the pandemic has led to institution reputational benefit.

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We Met At Last – World 100 networking returns

November saw the first World 100 in-person event since the end of 2019 when members and other delegates came together for the World 100 Conference in Manchester. ‘World 100 Live’ was the destination of this meeting; a special event designed for members to share insights and experiences from their university since we last met

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Internationalisation, reputation and rankings – what happen next?

How has internationalisation been impacted by the pandemic? And what are the changes driving global reputation in a sector dominated by globalisation and fierce competition, when international visibility has never been more crucial for success. These topics formed the background to a recent session at Times Higher Education’s Leadership and Management Summit.

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Arab Universities: The Impact of COVID

In 2021, it is impossible to discuss the subject of reputation without looking at the impact of Covid19, and this is perhaps another key sign that an institution’s reputation cannot be solely attributable to rankings.

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Arab Universities Debate Reputation and Rankings

Rankings and reputation are entwined but reputation is about more than rankings. That was the key conclusion from a World 100-moderated session at the THE Arab Rankings Forum on 27 July. World 100 Director Louise Simpson discussed ‘Using Rankings to Enhance Reputation’ with a panel of experts from some of the biggest universities in the Arab region.

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Aalto University: An 11 Year Success

Ask someone on the street to name a prestigious university they will often name institutions with a long, rich history, established hundreds of years ago. But there are numerous institutions all over the world, founded much more recently, that are hot on the heels of those historical, elite universities. One of those universities is Aalto University, Finland, formed in just 2010.

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Aalto University: Branding with innovation

World 100 Director Louise Simpson explored the origins and creative thinking behind the visual identity of Finland’s Aalto University during the THE Young University Summit, when she spoke to their president, Ilkka Niemelä.

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Training Goes Virtual with the World 100 Reputation Academy

Many things have had to adapt during the COVID19 pandemic. This was the case for our Reputation Academy, which had to move online for 2021

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The Reputation Opportunity – Information on our 2020/21 Research Project

The World 100 research project for 2020/2021 will explore how universities have used the visibility of Covid-19 research to build profile.

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Impact and Reputation intertwine as W100 members top latest THE rankings

World 100 members have again proved the link between reputation and the real-world impact of universities, achieving 4 of the top 10 places (and 9 of the top 20) in the latest THE Impact Rankings published on 21st April 2021.

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Rebuilding Public Trust in Universities: Trust in Sources of Information

Part 2 of our summary of Louise's session at THE Live US, looking a rebuilding public trust in universities. In this piece, we look at the conversation relating to people's trust in sources of news and information and how that relates to trust in universities, specifically during the pandemic.

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